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Why we should chose to live our lives with hope rather than fear

Why we should chose to live our lives with hope rather than fear

March 21, 2018

By Bri Zeiberg ’19 Why should we allow tragedy after tragedy to keep us from living our lives to the fullest? Why is society only reminded to live each day like it's the last after a life-threatening event occurs? It is only recently that I came to the realization that we should truly treat eve...

Two documentaries paint the life and death of Kurt Cobain

Two documentaries paint the life and death of Kurt Cobain

Colette Lippman, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

Even if you haven’t heard of  “Nirvana,” you’ve heard of the name Kurt Cobain. At the young age of 27, Cobain, the lead singer and guitarist of the famous rock band “Nirvana,” committed suicide. As his death is still romanticized in the news today, many documentaries have been made in regards...

CPR classes provide potential to save lives

he hands-on CPR classes offer students the chance to learn potentially life-saving skills.

Meg Root, News Editor

March 3, 2015

CPR classes provide potential to save lives Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, better known as CPR, is a potentially life-saving skill that over 70 percent of Americans lack. Reni Forer ’15 is looking to improve that percentage by organizing hands-only CPR classes at the Staples library during all three...

Make the high school years count

Taylor Harrington, Breaking News Editor

November 11, 2014

Ever since students watched the Wildcats burst into a synchronized dance number on top of red lunch tables in “High School Musical” while singing “Stick to the Status Quo,” movies have been setting the bar pretty high for what life is like in high school. Eight years after singing along with...

Kick the bucket list

Kick the bucket list

Jacquelyn Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

November 11, 2014

Have you ever heard of “Carpe Diem?”  What about the expression “Don’t let life pass you by?” Do any of those ring a bell? For those of you that either don’t speak Latin or have been deprived of the knowledge of the definition of Carpe Diem, its literal meaning is “to urge someone to...

Car Club: Life in the Fast Lane

Car Club: Life in the Fast Lane

June 1, 2011

It’s not everyday that a 1987 Ferrari pulls up to the front of the school.  But on May 26, the Classic Car Gallery of Westport brought this Italian car to Staples’ Car Club.  “We like to get the nicer ones,” said Steven Landau, of the Classic Car Gallery.  The showing of this particul...

Life Goes On: Doomsday Theories Are Taking Over Our Lives

Life Goes On: Doomsday Theories Are Taking Over Our Lives

May 22, 2011

First, it was Y2K. At midnight on January 1, 2000, computer systems were supposed to collapse, causing a global shutdown and throwing mankind back into the Dark Ages. At midnight on January 1, 2000, New Year’s parties went on, and life went on. Then, it was the pole shift hypothesis. According ...

April 13, 2011| A Day in the Life of a Firefighter

April 13, 2011| A Day in the Life of a Firefighter

April 13, 2011

9:40 a.m. Students in the period 3 child development class took the preschoolers outside to a waiting firetruck where they learned about the vehicle and then each got a chance to sit in the drivers seat. ...

Orthodontists Are Evil

Photo by D Sharon Pruitt (http://flic.kr/p/6qFjhn)

May 29, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Features Editor You know the drill. You wait in an uncomfortable sitting room that reeks of alcohol and toothpaste, with "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" playing as background noise. There are grimy children scampering around beneath your feet like rats. You would pick up last year's iss...

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